Peter C. Muskat, M.D., FACS Begins Tenure as Chief of the UCSF Department of Surgery at SFGH
Peter C. Muskat, M.D. FACS, recently assumed the leadership of the UCSF Department of Surgery at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) as its new Chief of Surgery. Dr. Muskat has also been appointed as Vice-Chair of the UCSF Department of Surgery. Among his many accomplishments, Dr. Muskat has had an extraordinary military career, serving as chief surgical consultant for development of the Expeditionary Medical Support hospital (used extensively during the Afghanistan and Iraq wars), and as Chief of General Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, 59th Medical Wing, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Following his retirement from the Air Force, Dr. Muskat became the Trauma Director for the University of Cincinnati Medical and Associate Professor of Surgery, guiding them through two successful verifications as a Level 1 trauma center by the American College of Surgeons.